Each school district and public school academy in
For determination of a SLD, a Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses (PSW) is currently used in all buildings, at all grade levels. In order for a child to be eligible, s/he must meet the following criterion as part of the determination process:
Exhibits a pattern of strengths and weaknesses in performance, achievement, or both, relative to age,
Assessment that addresses each of the areas above must be conducted to meet the federal requirement for a full and individual evaluation.
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